2 days in Gauteng & Sandton Itinerary

2 days in Gauteng & Sandton Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Africa trip planner

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Johannesburg
— 1 day
Drive
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Rivonia
— 1 night
Drive

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Johannesburg

— 1 day

City of Light

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
You've now added Puri Thai Massage to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): try your luck at Gold Reef City and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Puri Thai Massage.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are OR Tambo International Airport and Pilanesberg International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Rivonia.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Theme Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games · Spas
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Rivonia

— 1 night
Rivonia is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa in the Sandton area. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Sandton City Shopping Centre, then make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square, and then look for gifts at Amatuli Artefacts.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rivonia trip planner.

Rivonia is very close to Johannesburg. In February, daily temperatures in Rivonia can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Rivonia

Shopping

Side Trip

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Gauteng travel guide

4.2
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
On a trip to Gauteng, you'll witness the golden roots of South Africa, and the World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind. The region's name means "place of gold" in the Sesotho language, and dates from the beginnings of the gold industry in Johannesburg in 1886. Mine tours tell the tale of this booming era, while today the region encompasses tall skyscrapers, Indian markets, and African medicine lodges. Topping most Gauteng itineraries, bustling Jo'burg contends with the fascinating valley revealing the origins of human civilization. Enrich your trip with tranquil nature reserves and museums tracing South Africa's complex heritage.

Sandton travel guide

3.5
Landmarks · Casinos · Shopping Malls
Africa's Richest Square Mile
The upscale Johannesburg district of Sandton, a commercial hub of the city, remains best known for its massive shopping complex, Sandton City. Bank headquarters, opulent hotels, and fine dining joints dot the center of the prosperous area, while its suburbs boast leafy, quiet residential streets. Nelson Mandela Square serves as the center of all district activities, offering quick access to the abovementioned retail compound, theaters, and galleries. Other places to visit in Sandton include a plethora of popular bars and restaurants; the district can also be a good jump-off point for day trips across the region.